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Träbåtens Dag!

Every year in Borka, the harbour is invaded by wooden boats (träbåten). This is a chance for everyone to come together and celebrate, summer and these beautiful traditional craft. Not only is it a festival of traditional wooden boats, but … Continue reading

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And then there was one…

The north of Sweden has been basking in a heatwave with temperatures here in Hälsingland as high as twenty five degrees celsius. I understand that it is far less than the United Kingdom, although we are a long way further … Continue reading

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Much ado about nothing!

Sometimes nothing is good! Sometimes I like ‘nothing’. Some philosophers say that ‘nothing’ is the only truth and that everything else is just an illusion, an ego-construct if you will. Certainly, there is a big sigh of relief to transcend … Continue reading

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The nights are drawing in…

Summer has ebbed away, leaving her ghosts flirting with memories, occasonal warm episodes all too soon laid to rest by gales ripping up the Jungfrukusten. It is hard to predict the weather from one day to the next, but the … Continue reading

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Agön Island and the Borka invasion!

Every year the Enångers Båtsällskap, better known to you as the Borka boat club (as I have referred to it in the past) visits a charming little island known as Agön. This beautiful, small wooded island lies at the entrance … Continue reading

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Hit the Road, Jack!

It isn’t just sailing up here in beautiful Sweden, you know? There are many folk who wander the highways and byways in those luxurious motor homes or RVs (recreational vehicles as the Americans call them); not only Sweden but the … Continue reading

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Out…

It is that time again… The whole year consists of three terrifying moments: Going back in the water, sailing and coming out! Terrifying but also life affirming, beset with problem solving and wonderful memories of a life lived to the … Continue reading

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